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Academy Hostel

Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 204 Specialty lodging in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pros: Fantastic location - basically right next to the Duomo. Extremely clean Lots of space! Free breakfast and OK wifi Best thing: The other people in the hostel were of the non-in-your-face sort who just did their own thing and didn't keep you up all hours with their partying. Cat motifs on the walls. Cons: Bed was not very comfortable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Academy Hostel is the place to stay in Florence. The rooms are spotless, and it's nice to not stay in bunks for once. Breakfast is wonderful and included. The staff is friendly and exceptionally helpful. And being a block away from the Duomo is unbeatable. My friends and I had an incredible experience here! The only thing I might add... More

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Seattle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very happy with Academy. Very laid back environment, very helpful staff, a nice snack area and a quiet patio. Great location near the Duomo and only a 10 minute walk from the train station. Great value - I would stay here again.

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New York City, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hostel was great. The staff was extremely helpful, funny, and cheerful. The place is really relaxed and makes you feel at home. Location could not be better. Two minute walk down the street to the duomo so you're very centrally located. The rooms are clean and you get a locker to put your things in.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely fantastic experience. Stayed there for 8 nights, and was more than comfortable. It is in the best location (30 secons from the Duomo, 15 minute walk to the train station - with 3 pieces of luggage!), breakfast was decent, the wifi was unfailing and the staff were super friendly and helpful (and funny too!). The snacks and wine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hostel is great. So close to the Duomo, you can pretty much walk anywhere in Florence from here. The rooms where clean and spacious and the bathrooms where great too. The staff where great, and they offer free wine and nibbles every night for happy hour. A great place to meet people. I would definitely recommend... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The location of this place right near the Duomo, plus the friendly staff & it's cleanliness make this hostel unbeatable. They offer a nightly happy hour with wine & a snack (pasta salad, pizza, fresh mozz & tomato) on the terrace, which is a great way to meet other travelers. The kitchen was used by a bunch of people, including... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It took us a while to find the hostel but it is actually just right next to the alley of the Duomo church! The receptionist was very friendly and helpful upon checked in as well as giving us directions. I love the ambiance of the hostel that we could actually spend our time at the terrace looking at the sky... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a great hostel, right next to the Duomo, in the heart of Florence. Everything is within walking distance. The hostel is very clean and secure and has a great atmosphere, with an outside terrace to meet people from all over the world. I would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed at the Academy Hostel for 3 nights, I was amazed as soon as I walked in, I got to the Hostel early, you are allowed to store your bags until check in at 2.30 pm and the staff are great and helpful! I met some really nice people during my stay there and I wish I could have... More

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Address: Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This discreet, smart new hostel is at the most central location in Florence, beside the Duomo on the start of the street that leads to the Museum dell'Accademia (Academy Gallery where Michelangelo's David is housed). The hostel is an early 17th Century Palace, a gem of sober architecture and refined atmosphere.Academy Hostel Florence are the ideal venue for a vacation in Florence. The rooms feature elegant and welcoming interiors, wenge essential-design furniture, and the best amenities offered by Hostel Florence Academy. he entrance lounge room of Hostel are a combination of elegance and style where art and design contribute to the guests tailor-made experience of good taste. ... more   less 
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